This week I listened to an episode Phone Number Database of the NRC podcast Future Affairs , in which Babette Porcelijn talked about how we can move towards a more sustainable world. I found the concept of True pricing interesting , where the hidden costs (such as damage to people and the environment) are added to the Phone Number Database market price. This should create a fairer system and encourage more sustainable production. This (somewhat outdated) video clearly explains the idea behind true price . True pricing Image source: Trueprice.org Man is replaced To come back to those flash delivery guys.
I am curious how you Phone Number Database can calculate and compare the actual costs for shopping yourself, having them delivered (via AH or Picnic for example) or flash delivery. A well-known argument for speed cameras is that it is done by bicycle. And what about the employees? “Don't worry about traffic or working conditions, because Phone Number Database the entire system will be automated within less than 10 years,” Erik Huybrechts writes in response to the LinkedIn poll. He expects that in 10 years your packages will be delivered by a drone or an autonomous vehicle.
That reminds me of an Phone Number Database extended piece by The Guardian about pandemic winner Amazon , which would see employees merely as 'placeholders' of the new generation of robots (see also my November 2020 Weekly on night work and delivery drivers. We should be able to do this better, right? But as long as Phone Number Database it is people who do the work, not robots, they deserve better working conditions and a good wage. So whether or not there is a future in Gorillas and colleagues, or any other innovative start-up for that matter I have a bitter taste and wonder: we should be able to do better, right? Black Friday and flash delivery.